• 29th Santa Fe Conference Integrating Spirituality, Mindfulness and Compassion in Mental Health and Addictions

    August 6 - 8, 2018
    Santa Fe

    This conference has ended, please see our Distance Learning options for recorded sessions from this conference.

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    5:30 - 7:30pm

    Early Conference Registration at Eldorado Hotel

     

    7:45 am    Conference Registration Continued

    7:45 am    Welcoming Continental Breakfast

    8:50 am    Opening and Welcome
        Dan Barmettler and Gary Seidler, U.S. Journal Training, Inc., and
        Joan Borysenko, PhD, Honorary Co-Chair

    9:00–10:30 am    The New Biology: Mind Over Genes
    Bruce H. Lipton, PhD

    Cell biologist and lecturer, is an internationally recognized leader in the “new” biology. His pioneering research on cloned stem cells presaged the revolutionary field of epigenetics, the new science of how environment and perception control genes. Bruce served on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin’s School of Medicine and his later research at Stanford University’s School of Medicine revealed the nature of the biochemical pathways that bridge the mind-body duality.  He is the bestselling author of The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter and Miracles also author of The Honeymoon Effect, and co-author with Steve Bhaerman of Spontaneous Evolution. In 2009, Bruce received the prestigious 2009 Goi Peace Award (Japan) in honor of his scientific contribution to world harmony.
    A renaissance in science is shattering old myths and creating a new philosophy of health and healing. Join pioneering stem cell biologist and bestselling author, Bruce H. Lipton, as he takes you on a journey from the microcosm of the cell to the macrocosm of the mind. Once thought to be the domain of genes, the control of health and behavior are now dynamically linked to the environment, and more importantly, our perception of the environment. This illustrated and animated presentation illuminates the molecular mechanisms by which conscious and developmental programming control behavior and regulate gene expression. The newly identified cellular mechanisms include master switches through which thoughts, attitudes, and beliefs create the conditions of our body and life experiences.

    10:30–11:00 am 
       Refreshment Breaks will be held each AM and PM in the Exhibit Area

    11:00-12:30 am    DUAL KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS
    Effective Trauma Treatment: A Review of the Latest Evidence and Emerging Modalities
    Christine Courtois, PhD, ABPP

    Recently retired from Private Practice in Washington DC, she continues to write, consult and provide training in trauma psychology and the treatment of trauma, particularly for adults experiencing the effects of childhood incest and other forms of sexual, physical and emotional abuse. She has worked with these issues for 30 years and has developed treatment approaches for complex post traumatic and dissociative conditions. Past President of Division 56 (Psychological Trauma) of the American Psychological Association and a Founding Associate Editor of the Division’s journal, Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, & Policy, she has recently served as Chair of the APA Clinical Practice Guidelines for PTSD in Adults (2017).  Co-author of The Treatment of Complex Trauma and co-editor of Treating Complex Trauma: Scientific Foundations and Therapeutic Models and Treating Complex Trauma in Children and Adolescents, all with Dr. Julian Ford, and co-edited Spiritually Oriented Psychotherapy for Trauma.  Her recent consumer book is entitled It’s Not You, It’s What Happened to You.
    No clinical area has undergone more rapid development or benefited more from new research than the field of psychological trauma. The veritable flood of information has made it virtually impossible for therapists to stay on top of all the current research and clinical writing, learn about newest findings and techniques, investigate controversies and debates, and sort out results that matter from those that don’t. This keynote is opportunity to examine the clinical implications of the latest evidence. It includes an overview of the recommendations of the Clinical Practice and Professional Practice Guidelines of various national and international organizations and discusses other issues in trauma treatment, including the role of clinical judgment, competence and client preference.
        
    Integrating Spirituality and Psychotherapy to  Help Clients Recover
    Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC

    His most recent book is Slipping Through the Cracks: Intervention Strategies for Clients with Multiple Addictions and Disorders. He is a lecturer at the University of Chicago and conducts a private practice. Mark provides trainings nationwide to audiences of mental health clinicians and addiction counselors.
    Two-thirds of Americans surveyed say they would prefer to work with a therapist who has a spiritual foundation. This interactive, skill-building session focuses on strategies to integrate spirituality into addictions and mental health counseling. A partial list of topics includes: The Differences between Religion and Spirituality; Integrating Religion and Spirituality with Traditional Addictions and Mental Health Counseling Approaches; Ethics and Spirituality; Conducting a Spiritual Assessment; and Issues of Diversity in Spirituality. Special emphasis will be placed upon working with clients with addictions and mental illnesses.

    2:00-3:30 pm    CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
    The Grand Convergence: The New Science of the Body-Mind-Spirit Trinity
    Bruce H. Lipton, PhD

    In the face of global crises in health, home and heart, advances in science are creating a genuine revolution in thought and understanding, one so radical that it can change the world. Driving this evolution are discoveries in quantum physics and cell biology that reveal the molecular mechanisms bridging the mind-body connection. Evolution of these mechanisms provides for human consciousness and contributes to our spiritual nature. Cell biologist and bestselling author, Bruce H. Lipton unveils a revolutionary vision from frontier science that reveals a grand convergence of the Body-Mind-Spirit trinity. An understanding of the mechanisms by which consciousness interfaces biology empowers us to evolve from passive victims to responsible co-creators of the world to come.

    Relational Healing for Relational Injury in the Treatment of Complex Trauma
    Christine Courtois, PhD, ABPP

    Individuals with histories of early, severe childhood abuse and neglect and those who suffer extreme and cumulative forms of interpersonal trauma experience a wide range of difficulties, now referred to as complex trauma. These difficulties often have their origins in disturbed and disrupted primary attachment relationships, abuse and neglect within these relationships, and the additive effects of multiple experiences of trauma. These, in turn, cause considerable psychological damage, both personally and interpersonally. A therapeutic relationship is a primary intervention and context for distress of this sort, offering a secure base from which to examine and rework attachment difficulties, process the trauma, learn essential life and relational skills, and increase the capacity necessary for constructive relationships; however, developing a therapeutic relationship with complex trauma patients offers numerous challenges. This presentation will identify relational issues that arise in the treatment of this population and strategies for their identification and management. Ethics within the therapy relationship, vicarious trauma and countertransference responses and post-traumatic growth in the therapist will be discussed.

    Slipping Through the Cracks: Intervention Strategies for Clients with Multiple Addictions and Disorders
    Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC

    Many chemically dependent clients have multiple addictions and disorders, which, if unaddressed, lead to chronic recidivism. They include hidden psychiatric disorders, unresolved trauma, unresolved grief, and process addictions, including sex, relationships, romance, gambling, shopping, and religion. In this presentation, participants will leave with strategies that will help them effectively address multiple addictions and disorders common among chemically dependent clients.

    Yogic Science as Addiction Medicine: A SuperHealth Perspective    
    Mukta Kaur Khalsa, PhD

    She directed the first yoga-based specialized hospital for substance abuse and mental health, rated in the top 10 percent in the country by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, an arm of the American Medical Association. She was a special representative to the United Nations Office of Drug Control and Crime in Vienna, Austria, and is a trainer and teacher worldwide. Mukta studied with Yogi Bhajan for 30 years, and is the author of Meditations for Addictive Behavior.
    SuperHealth as an approach in addiction treatment is on the cutting edge of recovery protocols. Technology incorporates Kundalini Yoga, meditation, specific breathing, nutrition restoration with therapeutic juice formulas. At the forefront of yogic therapeutic technology, it is precise and proven effective. The system addresses root cause of dependency often found as spiritual disconnection. It can manifest in the use of alcohol, drugs, smoking, food issues, codependency, stress, depression, anxiety and IT gadgets. Participants gain ancient wisdom combining innovations of western medicine to move from recovery to self-discovery. This presentation is didactic and experiential.

    4:00-5:30 pm    CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
    Treating the Spiritual Effects of Trauma: Why, When, and How    
    Christine Courtois, PhD, ABPP

    Many psychotherapists believe that dealing with spiritual and religious issues in psychotherapy is unwarranted at best, unethical at worse. This may be due to the lack of attention given to these issues in their training and to research findings that therapists as a group are less spiritual or involved in organized religious practice than their clients. Yet, what happens when a client brings up issues related to their religious upbringing, faith tradition, spirituality, and meaning-making in their treatment (as a general issue or after having experienced adversity and trauma)? Traditional therapists may be hard-pressed to meet their needs. This presentation is designed to open discussion of these issues as it relates to clients who have experienced trauma, the wide variety of ways that spiritual and religious concerns can emerge, and ways for therapists to address them.

    Addiction and Recovery: The Confluence of Genetics, Adverse Childhood Experiences, Community, and Spirituality.
    Lorie Dwinell, MSW

    More than 48 years of experience in the field of addiction and recovery. Co-Author of After the Tears: Helping Adult Children of Alcoholics Heal Their Childhood Trauma. As a former addiction specialist at both the University of Washington School of Social Work and Seattle University’s Alcohol Studies Program, she trained many of today’s esteemed leaders in the addictive disorders field. A therapist in full time private practice in Seattle from 1977 until 2014 and now residing in Santa Fe, she specializes in all aspects of addictive disorders, grief, depression, stressful life events, and transitions.
    Relatively new research posits addiction as a brain disease with a confluence of many contributory factors, several of the most important of which are the genetics for alcoholism and a dopamine deficiency in the pleasure or reward center of the brain, unmetabolized trauma associated with adverse childhood events, and a cultural surround, which promulgates quick fixes for complex problems. Addiction is a magnetic force field to which one cannot not respond. Even in not responding, family members are responding and are caught up in the magnetic force field and develop a mirror illness making recovery a sought after outcome for both the alcoholic\addict and the family. We will examine who is the potential patient: the alcoholic\addict or the family, and where is the locus of motivation for change: the alcoholic\addict, the family, the community, and how to enhance and capitalize on that motivation. There are many roads to success or failure in recovery, and we will examine avenues of change and their respective efficacy.

    Growing Through Grief: Spirituality and the True Self    
    Sandra Felt, LCSW, BCD

    Sandra is the author of Beyond the Good-Girl Jail: When You Dare to Live from Your True Self, a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work, a Certified Trauma-Informed Practitioner and Trainer, and a former director of a child-abuse treatment research program. She draws on her own hard won life experiences as well as more than 30 years of private practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker treating courageous survivors of trauma and neglect.
    While most of us have been taught to avoid the pain of grief as much as possible, grief actually provides a wide-open door into the deeper healing realms of a person’s spirituality and true self. Rather than focus only on coping skills to minimize the effects of grief as quickly as possible, what if we invited clients to grow through the experience? What are the spiritual questions and doubts that’s commonly accompany a close death or loss? What are the gifts that help us know and reconnect with our true self? How can we utilize a grief experience to integrate body, mind, and spirit? Specific practical strategies to encourage clients to stay with and grow through a grief experience will be provided

    Purpose, Meaning and Hope:  Logo Therapy in the Treatment of Addictions
    Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC

    Logo therapy was developed by the renowned psychiatrist Victor Frankl, who was a concentration camp survivor. Its purpose is to increase clients’ hope and to help them find a sense of purpose in their suffering. This interactive, skill-building workshop utilizes principles from logo therapy to help chemically dependent clients recover. Topics covered include: The 10 things that give life meaning and purpose; The use of logo therapy principles to increase hope in chemically dependent clients; Purpose as a protective factor against relapse; and The use of principles from logo therapy to help chemically dependent clients identify their life purpose in recovery.  

    5:45 pm  Offsite Evening Program (Optional)
    An Evening in the  Land of Enchantment

     

     *** THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT ***
    Join us on Monday, August 6 at Gini Gentry’s Garden of the Goddess for a special evening of community and ceremony. Garden of the Goddess has been a sacred place to the people of New Mexico for a thousand years, now home to author and Toltec teacher Gini Gentry. We are excited to offer the attendees of US Journal’s conference the opportunity to experience a gratitude bonfire ceremony and facilitators will lead a ceremony of self-reflection and reconnection to our heart, our spirit, and the body of our mother, this Earth. An authentic New Mexican supper will be provided, as well as transportation by chartered bus to and from the Eldorado Hotel. A 4 or 5 minute walk is involved.
    Departure time from Eldorado Hotel at 5:45 pm and return approximately 9:30 pm. During Early Registration will , Cost per person $55.00. See Registration information, (page 21) to sign up. Limited to 50 participants. This session is not offered for CE credit.

    8:00–8:45 am   Maintaining Equilibrium in the Here and Now    
    (This session not offered for CE Credit)
    Sheri Laine, LAc, Diplomate of Ac

    Author of Living The Enerqi Connection, Sheri is a state and nationally certified acupuncturist/herbologist, who uses oriental teachings designed for the busy practitioner. Director of Eastern Medical Arts in San Diego area for almost 30 years. Sheri teaches about the benefits of integrative living and how to achieve a balanced lifestyle.
    This session will explore the powerful benefits of living a healthy lifestyle. We will discuss how to integrate healthful techniques for the busy practitioner, as well as for their clients/patients. We will review healthy nutritional eating, cultivation of Qi (i.e. Life Force), open expressive communication, and the benefits of exercise, sexuality and restful sleeping, and engage in a closing meditation.

    9:00-10:00 am   Spirituality, Neuroscience, and Narrative: Becoming Fully Human

    Joan Borysenko, PhD
    Honorary Co-Chair

    This distinguished pioneer in integrative medicine is a world-renowned expert in the mind-body connection. Her work has been foundational in an international health-care revolution that recognizes the role of meaning, and the spiritual dimensions of life, as an integral part of health and healing. Harvard Medical School trained cancer cell biologist, a licensed psychologist, and bestselling author of 15 books including New York Times bestselling Minding the Body, Mending the Mind, It’s Not the End of the World: Developing Resilience in Times of Change, and The Plant Plus Diet Solution: Personalized Nutrition for Life.
    Spirituality is our deepest sense of connection, presence, and belonging—an experience of becoming fully human. Characterized by positive emotions including awe, compassion, forgiveness, gratefulness, love, trust, joy and hope, spirituality is like a tuning fork that recruits the best self in others. Interpersonal neurobiology describes how the mind is both embodied in our brain and nervous system as well as embedded in our relationships. In this program we will explore and experience how time-honored methods of body-mind training, combined with the quintessentially human capacity to create meaning through narrative, cultivate relational intelligence, health and well-being.

    10:30-11:30 am    Living Rhythmically
    Andrea G. Barthwell, MD, DFASAM
    Honorary Co-Chair

    Andrea Grubb Barthwell, MD, DFASAM is an internationally renowned physician that has been a pioneer in the field of addiction medicine within the American Addiction Society of Medicine (ASAM) and a contributor to the field of alcoholism and addiction treatment. She is a past president of ASAM, was awarded Fellow status, and is certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM). Dr. Barthwell has been widely regarded by her peers as one of the “Best Doctors in America” in addiction medicine. Dr. Barthwell serves as Medical Advisor for Treatment Management Company.  She also serves as the Medical Director for Encounter Medical Group PC and is the Founder and CEO of the Two Dreams facilities.
    Every living organism has a natural rhythm. These rhythms are disrupted by illness, particularly drug and alcohol use. A drug can create false sleep. A drug can stimulate alertness. A drug can suppress appetite. Another can stimulate appetite. This presentation explores the science behind living rhythmically, strategies that promote and restore natural rhythms, and the role of sleep, nutrition, meditation, and exercise in the 21st century approach to healing oneself in recovery.

    11:30–12:30 pm    Mind-Brain-Gene:  Toward Psychotherapy Integration
    John Arden, PhD, ABPP

    Has spoken in 25 countries and all US States.  He was until recently Director of Training in Mental Health for Kaiser Permanente in the Northern California region. He oversaw training programs in 24 medical centers where over 130 postdoctoral residents and interns are trained each year. Dr. Arden is the author of 14 books on the areas of brain-based psychological therapies, anxiety, PTSD, aging process, dementia, and pathways to enhancing brain health.  His new book, Mind-Brain-Gene: Toward the Integration of Psychotherapy encompasses the fields of Psychoneuroimmunology, Epigenetics, Neuroscience, Nutritional Neuroscience, and Psychotherapy Research.
    This presentation synthesizes the already substantial literature on psychoneuroimmunology and epigenetics, combining it with the neuroscience of emotional, interpersonal, and cognitive dynamics, with psychotherapeutic approaches to offer an integrated vision of psychotherapy.  The integrative model promotes a sea change in how we conceptualize mental health problems and their solutions.  We can now understand how the immune system, diet, brain structure, and even gut bacteria effect mental health. Psychotherapists in the 21st Century will by necessity become more like healthcare workers to address and resolve adverse mind-body-brain interactions.

    2:00-3:30 pm    CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
    Where Mind-Body Medicine Meets Mental Health: An Update on  the New Science of Wellbeing    
    Joan Borysenko, PhD

    The most important determinant of physical health is mental health. While we’ve known that for years, new findings in neuroscience, nutrition, immunology, and epigenetics on the one hand, coupled with a growing emphasis on somatic therapies and energy medicine on the other, have opened new doors to healing and wholeness.  In this research-based practical presentation, participants will learn how adverse childhood experiences set the stage for chronic illness and substance abuse later in life through epigenetic changes, neurochemistry and immune function. Dr. Borysenko will examine how approaches based in interpersonal neurobiology, mindfulness, meditation, somatic techniques, narrative medicine, and medical chi gong - an energy medicine technique - can help restore physical and mental balance.

     

     How Relational Trauma Affects Spirituality    
    Heather Senior Monroe, MSW, LCSW

    Psychotherapist and licensed clinical social worker who specializes in treating trauma and its destructive effects on individuals and families. Heather has worked in the fields of teen treatment and prevention for more than 10 years. Prior to joining the Newport Academy team, Heather was the Director of Family Services at Partnership for Drug-Free Kids in New York City, before leaving to focus solely on trainings for families around effective prevention and workshops for adolescents in treatment centers.
    This talk will define what relational trauma is and how it is formed in childhood. It will explore how it manifests in adulthood and the ways in which it impedes the spiritual growth of the individual.

    Helping People with Autostress Disorders    
    John Arden, PhD, ABPP

    The workshop will examine how outcomes are enhanced by using brain-based therapy approaches with people who have been plagued by auto-stress disorders. Just as people with autoimmune disorders suffer from attacks on their bodies by their own immune system, people with anxiety suffer attacks by their stress system on their mind/brain/body. Their anxiety becomes an auto-stress disorder wherein their own stress system no longer protects them from danger, but alerts them to danger when there is none. Clients with anxiety disorders are confused by the symptoms, as well as by different therapists they encounter who ascribe to the various brand-name therapies. In this workshop you will learn to teach your clients how to turn off their stress system using the brain-based psychoeducational approach that is understandable, tangible, and depathologizing.  

    Owning Our Own Narrative: The Importance of Telling Our Stories and Being Witnessed
    Lorie Dwinell, MSW

    In the era of the “Me Too” and “Time’s Up” movements, the importance of telling our stories and being witnessed is currently both recognized and magnified. We are apparently at a cultural tipping point with regard to acceptable male/female sexual behavior but beyond the immediate focus, there is a larger issue emerging and that is the importance of being known, transparent, and witnessed. This was highlighted by the Kaiser Permanente study in which physicians who were not psychiatrists asked patients questions about secrets, which they had never disclosed to another person. The mere fact of being asked the question and being heard, allowing patients to talk about shameful secrets and hidden traumatic life events lead to an unexpected 35% drop in the utilization of medical services and the realization of how adverse childhood events eventuate in potential later life psychological and medical problems if they remain unmetabolized.

    4:00-5:30 pm    CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
    Neuroscience for Non-Scientists: Clinicians as Advocates to Change the Trajectory of the Opioid Epidemic
    Andrea G. Barthwell, MD

    The U.S. is in the throes of an unrelenting opioid epidemic and the individuals suffering from Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) are meeting a tepid response from policy-makers and practitioners. We are witnessing overdose deaths from opioids, or opioids in combination at an unprecedented rate, The change in morbidity and mortality is occurring at a time when psychosocial and pharmacological therapies are being developed at an amazing pace and systems of care are responding with expansion and employing disruptive technologies to overcome barriers of remote access and an inadequate number of people in the workforce to respond to the growing need. Additionally, policies to limit the individuals who can employ medication therapy are changing, but not at a pace equal to the expansion of the epidemic. Dr. Barthwell will recommend strategies to expand access that can be employed by clinicians who are trying to save lives and provide access to individualized care. Her presentation will explore the critical role that practitioners have in helping an individual with OUD decide whether medication assisted treatment is necessary, or not. Dr. Barthwell will delve into the basis of neuroadaptation to OUD, and more.

    Epigenetics and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)    
    John Arden, PhD, ABPP,

    This workshop discusses the wide-ranging health and mental health ramifications of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) studies. The ACE studies highlight the interaction between early adversity and epigenetic affects expressed later in life that significantly impact mental health.  The rapidly evolving field of epigenetics reveals how the gene-environment interaction brings about the expression or suppression of the genes. Maternal neglect and growing up in poverty have been shown to suppress genes regulating the cortisol receptors on the hippocampus, making it more difficult to turn off the HPA axis later in life.  In the extreme, low cortisol receptors are associated with suicide.

    Reconnecting to the Heart’s Wisdom     
    Mary Faulkner, MA, CHT

    Mary is a pioneer in the field of holistic healing. As former owner and director of Integrative Healing Arts, a licensed school, she certified therapists in Clinical Hypnosis, Medical Hypnosis, and Hypnosis for Transforming Trauma. Mary has combined the most effective aspects of these modalities into a process called Hypnotherapy for Healing the Heart. Mary has been in private practice for over 30 years, she offers seasonal retreats, and has published eight books on spirituality and recovery. She is co-founder of Integrative Life Center.

    Holly Cook, LPC-MHSP    
    Licensed professional counselor, mental health service provider with more than 30 years of experience as a therapist, program administrator and international trainer. Becoming a therapist was a natural path for Holly to follow. An avid people watcher, she has studied cultures, rituals and the use of ceremony throughout her life and believes that creating felt sense experiences is the way to healing and reconnecting with one’s heart. Holly has been described as a “life artist” who works with people, helping them find and create the life they want to live. In addition to her private practice in Nashville, TN, Holly is a co-founder of the Integrative Life Center which integrates spirit and science-based approaches to healing and creating community.

    Lee McCormick

     Co-founder of Integrative Life Center, and founder of Spirit Recovery Inc., which produces Sacred Journeys, workshops and other personal growth experiences. Author of Spirit Recovery Medicine Bag (with Mary Faulkner), he is executive director of Dreaming Heaven, a documentary on spiritual awakening, and co-creator of Dreaming House in Teotihuacan, Mexico, a group retreat center.
    While we cannot literally disconnect from our heart (it is always part of us) nor can we really break it, we can lose our awareness of its sacredness, its power to love, its willingness to forgive, and its ability to heal. Drawing upon knowledge from ancient ages to modern neuroscience, this workshop focuses on the connection between the heart and the brain and how to reconnect to the heart’s wisdom to help ourselves and those we work with to answer the question “Who am I?”.

    Healing the Roots of Addiction: Beyond Duality and the      Disconnect from Self
    Sandra Felt, LCSW, BCD

    Trauma survivors simply cannot heal in the same relationship system in which they were traumatized. Duality (a particular pattern of judgmental thinking) and disconnect from the true self are key symptoms of early developmental trauma that often present as addiction, relational conflict, and/or a need to be in control. Teaching six essential self skills while also consciously relating from our own true self to the client’s true self creates the deeper safety necessary in therapy for clients to heal beyond duality and its constant power struggles. Addiction then loses its innate purpose, the need to be in control begins to melt away, and the client can once again live from the true self.

    7:00–9:00 pm  Evening Program
    The Five Gifts for Hope, Healing and Strength
    Laurie Nadel, PhD

    Best-selling author and psychotherapist, and vice president of MindBodyNetwork.com. With a dual career in psychology and media, her most recent book is The Five Gifts: Discovering Hope, Healing and Strength When Disaster Strikes. Laurie has Doctorates in cognitive psychology and clinical hypnotherapy and post-doctoral clinical training in Mind-Body Medicine, Spirituality in Medicine, Clinical Homeopathy. She is author of the best-selling Sixth Sense: Unlocking Your Ultimate Mind Power.
    As we find ourselves in a turbulent cycle of sudden, violent events, we need new models to help us get through long periods of adversity. Since the American attention span may be dwindling and it can take three to five years to recover from a catastrophic event, we can find hope, healing and strength in The Five Gifts: humility, patience, empathy, forgiveness and growth. Trans-personal and cross-cultural, The Five Gifts are an integral part of many cultures and spiritual traditions. This program shows you how to integrate The Five Gifts into your practice.

    8:00–8:45 am Meditation: 4th Pillar of Health    
    (This session not offered for CE Credit)
    Sheri Laine, LAC, Dipl AC

    Within traditional oriental medicine, there are four essential avenues of treatment that offer a particular approach to bring one’s body to a healthy state of equilibrium. These are known as the 4 pillars of health. This meditation will explore the Qi Gong pillar/Qi vitalization pillar, the modern term for a host of traditional exercises focused on the breath. With a calm spirit and heart, health will persevere.

    9:00-10:00 am    We Were Never Designed for This: The Psychological Toxicity of Modern Day Life (and What You Can Do About It)
    Stephen Ilardi, PhD

    Has served on the faculties of the University of Colorado and (presently) the University of Kansas. The author of over 50 scholarly articles on mental illness, Dr. Ilardi is a nationally recognized expert on depression. His work has been honored by the American Psychological Association’s prestigious Blau Award for early career contributions to the field, and his research on the neuroscience of depression has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). He has also been invited to give two recent TEDx talks on his work, and is the author of The Depression Cure: The 6-Step Program to Beat Depression Without Drugs. Recently, he was selected from a pool of over 2,000 instructors at KU as the recipient of the school’s highest instructional honor, the HOPE Award for teaching excellence. He also maintains a clinical practice.
    Our ancestors lived for countless millennia in a world far different from the one we now inhabit, and our genes, bodies, brains, and minds remain largely calibrated to that ancient way of life. Simply put: We were never designed for the sedentary, indoor, socially isolated, sleep-deprived, fast-food-laden, frenzied 24/7/365 pace of modern American life. The result is an epidemic of mental illness that shows no signs of abating despite the fact that one in five Americans is now on psychiatric medication. But it is possible to reclaim several healing habits of the past—many of which have effects on neurochemistry—and weave them into the fabric of 21st-century life.

    10:30-11:30 am    A New Paradigm for Psychotherapy: Freedom and Fulfillment through Internal Control
    Fred Hanna, PhD

    Professor in the Department of Counseling at Adler University, Chicago, IL and also serves as a Faculty Associate at Johns Hopkins University. He has held positions on the editorial boards of six scholarly journals and has published a wide range of professional articles. His research interests have focused on developing the Precursors Model of Change. Fred has also developed and published many innovative clinical techniques aimed at positive change for aggressive adolescents, addicted clients, suicidal clients, victims of personal and cultural oppression, and criminal personalities. Author of the book, Therapy with Difficult Clients: Using the Precursors Model to Awaken Change.
    This program may provide a perspective that will expand how you view positive change and personal growth. The major theories of Western psychotherapy when compared to this paradigm are revealed to be surprisingly passive. Now that self-determination and the resurgence of the power of will have been validated by research, the respective improvements in therapy and self improvement are a natural result. For example, what if there was an “undo” function for the mind and emotions, and not just for a computer? Many powerful techniques are offered in this program based on ancient Buddhist and Yogic mental practices, that the presenter/professor has studied in-depth for over 40 years, including in Asia. Attendees will be asked to try specific techniques within themselves that directly change and even undo negative mental and emotional phenomena. Internal Control Therapy (ICT) is derived from Yoga, Buddhist, and Hindu psychologies, existentialism, and phenomenological methods. Some of the techniques are; Spatial Expansion, Memory Shaping, Object Orientation; the Pod Technique, and the Proactive Present.

    11:30 am-12:30 pm DUAL KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS
    From Resistance to Rhythm; Scientific Findings in Mental Health and Recovery
    Christine Stevens, MSW, MA, MT-BC

    Founder UpBeat Drum Circles, Inc. Christine Stevens is an internationally acclaimed author and music therapist. Holding masters degrees in both social work and music therapy, Christine has trained thousands of facilitators in over twenty five countries how to lead drum programs in the evidence-based HealthRHYTHMS program. She is the author of Music Medicine, The Healing Drum Learning Program, and The Art and Heart of Drum Circles, now on audible. Christine has worked with students at Columbine High School, Ground Zero, survivors of Hurricane Katrina, and most recently led the first drum circle training in a war-zone of Iraq for conflict resolution and peace building.    
    We are all naturally wired for rhythm.  From cardiac beats to pulmonary patterns, circadian cycles and neurological firing.  This experiential keynote explains scientific studies and engages you in a direct experience of group drumming; including key tools of guided imagery drumming, healing metaphors and group entrainment. Learn why drumming, an ancient healing art, is now being utilized for treatment today.

    The Science of Persuasion and Therapy: Enhancing Cooperation and Change Drawing on the Latest Research
    Bill O’Hanlon, MS, LMFT

    Has authored or co-authored 36 books, including Out of the Blue: Six Non-Medication Ways to Relieve Depression and an earlier title was Pathways to Spirituality: Connection, Wholeness, and Possibility for Therapist and Client. He has published over 60 articles or book chapters. His books have been translated into 16 languages. He has appeared on Oprah (with his book Do One Thing Different), The Today Show, and a variety of other television and radio programs. Since 1977, He has given over 3500 talks around the world. Bill is also a Licensed Mental Health Professional and Certified Professional Counselor.
    Bill O’Hanlon, continually bringing cutting edge information into therapy, shows us how to create cooperation and change using the latest research from fields like social psychology, behavioral economics and the new brain science. A fast-paced lively session with unique information you don’t hear in typical psychotherapy presentations. Why are marketers better at getting people to do things than therapists and coaches?  Why not ride the horse in the direction it’s going? Using the non-rational decision pathways already operating in people The three principles of persuasion deriving from the latest research that can make your work more effective: Social following, Contextual priming and Loss avoidance applications for therapy.

    1:45-3:15 pm    CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
    Lifestyle-Based Strategies for Healing Depression    
    Stephen Ilardi, PhD

    Despite a 300% increase in antidepressant use since the 1990s, the staggering toll of depressive illness keeps rising. As the research evidence keeps pouring in, a sad reality has come sharply into focus: medications alone do not deliver a complete and lasting recovery for the majority of depressed individuals who take them. Fortunately, modern neuroscience reveals that the way we live also has a profound impact on brain function, and myriad simple changes in lifestyle have shown a powerful ability to help heal depression. In this workshop, we will examine 7 lifestyle-based strategies that can be integrated into any depression treatment regimen.

    Taking that Step Beyond: Techniques for Spiritual Transcendence and Transformation
    Fred Hanna, PhD

    This is a completely unique program that will likely provide techniques that you have not previously encountered. It is both radical and sensible at once. You may be surprised. Now that mindfulness has taken the psychotherapy world by storm, perhaps it is time to go deeper, toward their true purpose of transformation and transcendence. In this program, mindfulness and meditation are redirected beyond stress reduction back to their true purpose 2500 years ago and more, by a presenter and published author that has been studying, practicing, compiling, and teaching powerful meditation techniques for well over 40 years. He will share little known, seldom taught, powerful tips for transcending in meditation. Sources are Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, the Vijnanabhairava, and Chinese Chan practices. Many of these techniques were learned by the presenter while studying in Asia.

    HealthRHYTHMS—an Evidence-based Approach to Group Drumming
    Christine Stevens, MSW, MA, MT-BC

    Experience a ten-step evidence-based group protocol that weaves therapeutic activities with the engaging, empowering, entrainment approach of drumming using the HealthRHYTHMS program. No prior musical experience necessary. Drums provided.

    Metaphors Be With You: Using Stories as a Gentle and Effective Way to Facilitate Change
    Bill O’Hanlon, MS, LMFT

    Stories can be a powerful change tool, respectful and non-impositional. This presentation will introduce you to the use of stories and other metaphorical methods in therapy. Even if you are not a “natural storyteller,” you will learn to design and deliver stories, healing rituals, and other metaphorical interventions, as well as raise your awareness of clients’ metaphors and their importance in the process of change. Why Are Stories So Effective in Therapy? Elements of Engaging, Change-Inducing Stories and Demonstration of storytelling for a change.

     

     3:30-5:00 pm    CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
    Nutrition-Based Strategies for Healing Mental Illness    
    Stephen Ilardi, PhD

    Brain structure and function are both profoundly influenced by what we eat, and research from the emerging field of nutritional psychiatry reveals numerous ways in which the processed-food-laden American diet has contributed to the burgeoning epidemic of mental illness. It also highlights several specific nutrition-based interventions of proven usefulness in combating symptoms of depression, anxiety, ADHD, addiction, insomnia, dementia, and other common forms of psychological distress. In this presentation, we will explore the neurocognitive effects of nutrients ranging from essential fatty acids to B-vitamins to trace minerals to soluble fiber, with a focus on specific ways in which nutritional strategies may be integrated into everyday clinical practice.

    Beyond the Invisible Fence: Three Methods to Reducing and Eliminating Anxiety, Phobia and Panic Problems
    Bill O’Hanlon, MS, LMFT

    Anxiety-related issues are some of the most common concerns brought to therapy. In this workshop, you will learn effective, humane, compassionate approaches to reducing or eliminating anxiety issues. The main effect of fear, anxiety, phobias and panic: Restriction of movement and activity; The invisible fence: How fear, anxiety and depression keep people confined to a small territory; The room of 1,000 demons: Walking through the limits of fear; Looking fear in the eyes: Facing fear and Liberating territory from fear: Pushing against the boundaries.

    Resolving Resistance: Advanced Skills and Techniques for Counseling Difficult Clients
    Fred Hanna, PhD

    Graduate schools do not typically teach courses that address how to help resistant, involuntary, and/or defiant clients to change. You have heard of the defense mechanisms of course, but this presentation makes use of the “offense mechanisms” of change. It is based on the nationally recognized and empirically validated Precursors of Change and the book in which they were described. This presenter/author has delivered over 400 trainings, workshops, and presentations across America. You will learn revolutionary, paradoxical, easily applied techniques that have remarkable change potential, such as admiring negatives, the freedom challenge, redirecting goals, keys to eliciting disclosure, powerful reframes, addiction validation, and more.

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    PROGRAM FOCUS
    The 29th Santa Fe Conference—Integrating Spirituality, Mindfulness and Compassion in Mental Health and Addictions offers a unique opportunity to join exceptional speakers and trainers in an intensive study and discussion of those impacted by a range of behaviors and mental health issues. Pathways to wellness and personal growth will also be explored. We will identify effective and innovative intervention strategies through in-depth analysis of disruptive, compulsive and addictive behaviors. Traditional as well as alternative counseling and therapeutic topics will be addressed. Woven throughout will be an examination of the quest for personal meaning and various paths of spirituality.

    Topics Include:

    The New Biology: Mind Over Genes
    Psychological Toxicity of Modern Life
    Treating Complex Trauma
    Co-occurring Disorders
    The New Science of the Body-Mind-Spirit

    Opioid Crisis
    Reducing & Eliminating Anxiety
    Healing Depression
    Evidence Based Use of Music & Sound
    Reconnecting to the Heart’s Wisdom
    Spirituality, Neuroscience & Narrative
    Adverse Childhood Experiences
    Mind-Brain-Gene: Psychotherapy Integration
    Trauma & Spirituality
    Techniques for Spiritual Transcendence
    Motivating Resistant Clients to Change
    Hope, Healing & Strength
    Living Rhythmically
    Growing Through Grief
    Integrating Spirituality & Psychotherapy
    Nutrition for Healing Mental Illness
    Neuroscience for Non-scientists
    and many more.


    What is the Santa Fe Conference—Spirituality, Mindfulness and Compassion in Mental Health and Addictions?
    A premier training event, specializing in mental health and the addictions field. US Journal Training, Inc. and The Institute for Integral Development present a combination of nationally recognized faculty who address a wide variety of today’s most relevant topics. The result is a highly acclaimed national training event featuring customized training opportunities for new treatment strategies and the sharing of research advances for clinicians, counselors and others in the helping professions.

    Who Should Attend?
    The training will be valuable for those working in the areas of:
    • Mental Health
    • Addictions Counseling
    • Marriage and Family Therapy
    • Psychology
    • School Counseling
    • Pastoral Counseling
    • Registered Nursing
    • Courts and Corrections
    • Prevention
    • Employee Assistance
    • And Others

    Program Objectives:
    Participants will be able to:

    1.    Identify effective treatment approaches and develop counseling skills for a range of issues in mental health, behavioral health, and the addictions.
    2.    Identify and implement key issues and therapeutic implications of various spiritual insights and practices.
    3.    Identify symptoms of trauma and PTSD and appropriate therapeutic treatment for these issues.
    4.    To identify several key implications of neuroscience research as it applies to addictive disorders, anxiety, trauma and other areas of counseling and psychotherapy.

    Exhibit Opportunities
    For exhibit information contact:
    Lorrie Keip at 800-851-9100 ext. 9220

    Join us in Santa Fe!

    Santa Fe, New Mexico is a magical, exuberant journey at any time of year. A place of incredible natural beauty and a colorful, multi-cultural heritage. Nestled in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, it is truly a place of spirituality and magic. It is the “Land of Enchantment.” Santa Fe’s galleries, museums, historic architecture, shopping, and world class cuisine make it the premier visitor destination of the Southwest. Take a walking tour through historic areas, attend the world-renown Santa Fe Opera or simply relax and enjoy this truly unique setting. For more information go to the Santa Fe Visitors Bureau at www.santafe.org.

    Conference Site
    Eldorado Hotel
    309 W. San Francisco St.
    Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
    Phone (505) 988-4455 or (800) 955-4455

    Eldorado Hotel & Spa is located footsteps from Santa Fe’s historic Plaza, famous for its pueblo style Spanish architecture, handcrafted furnishings and original art.  For guests, Eldorado means a memorable visit graced by the art of hospitality.  Eldorado is home to Nidah Spa, a Native American word for “your life” with treatments that blend time-honored traditions of harmony, growth and balance. This hotel is a favorite of visitors and locals alike, directly across the street from the Georgia O’Keefe Museum and just steps from many other museums, galleries, shops and restaurants.   

    US Journal has reserved a block of rooms for registrants until June 28, 2018. There is a strong possibility that the room block will fill prior to that date. Eldorado room rates are $165 single/double plus tax. To receive the conference rate mention group name US Journal Training, Inc. and mention group code 180801USJOURNAL. A deposit equal to one night’s stay, including tax, is required to hold each individual’s reservation. Please be aware of hotel cancellation policy.    

    Alternate Lodging Santa Fe has a wide selection of lodging choices from hotels to quaint Bed & Breakfasts.  For some options visit the Santa Fe Visitors Bureau at www.santafe.org.

    Getting to Santa Fe


    Santa Fe is easily accessible from the Albuquerque International Airport. Most of the major airlines fly into this airport which is approximately an hour away from Santa Fe. There are a limited number of direct flights available into Santa Fe Municipal Airport from Santa Fe Municipal Airport from Dallas via American Airlines and from Denver via United. Please check with your airline for more information. Sandia Shuttle Express runs to and from the Albuquerque airport and Santa Fe hotels including Eldorado Hotel. Reservations are required. Current fare is $33 per person each way. Prices are subject to change. Visit www.sandiashuttle.com or call (888) 775-5696 or (505) 474-5696 for more information.
    Faculty
    John Arden, PhD
    Author of 14 books including, Brain2Brain, The Brain Bible, Rewire Your Brain, and Brain-Based Therapy with Adults. He recently retired from Kaiser Permanente where he served as the Northern California Regional Director of Training where he developed one of the largest mental health training program
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    Andrea Barthwell, MD, DFASAM
    Andrea Grubb Barthwell, MD, DFASAM is an internationally renowned physician that has been a pioneer in the field of addiction medicine within the American Addiction Society of Medicine (ASAM) and a contributor to the field of alcoholism and addiction treatment. She is a past president of ASAM, was a
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    Joan Borysenko, PhD
    Harvard Medical School trained cancer cell biologist, a licensed psychologist, and New York Times bestselling author. A pioneer in psychoneuroimmunology, mind-body medicine, and stress management, Joan is known for her tender exploration of the human spirit—what kindles it and what snuffs it out. Fo
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    Holly Cook, LPC
    Holly brings 25 years experience in the addictions and mental health fields to the Integrative Life Center. She received trainings over the years with several “masters” including Jay Haley, Chloe Madanes, Luigi Boscolo and William Glasser. Holly has managed several programs and received numerous awa
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    Christine Courtois, PhD, ABPP
    Recently retired from Private Practice in Washington DC, Dr. Courtois had specialized in the treatment of trauma, particularly for adults experiencing the effects of childhood incest and other forms of sexual, physical and emotional abuse. She has worked with these issues for 30 years and has de
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    Lorie Dwinell, MSW
    More than 48 years of experience in the field of addiction and recovery. Co-Author of the revised edition (August 2010) of After the Tears: Helping Adult Children of Alcoholics Heal Their Childhood Trauma. As a former addiction specialist at both the University of Washington School of Social Work an
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    Mary Faulkner, MA
    Mary Faulkner, M.A., holds a master’s degree in Religious Education with a focus in Pastoral Counseling and Spiritual Direction. She is a pioneer in the field of mind and body healing as a teacher and psychotherapist in private practice for the last 30 years. Mary is a co-founder of Integrative Li
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    Sandra Felt, LCSW, BCD
    Sandra Felt, LCSW, BCD, is the author of Beyond the Good-Girl Jail: When You Dare to Live from Your True Self, a board-certified diplomate in clinical social work, a certified trauma-informed practitioner and trainer, and a former director of a child abuse treatment research program. She draws on he
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    Fred Hanna, PhD
    Professor in the Department of Counseling at Adler University, Chicago, IL and also serves as a Faculty Associate at Johns Hopkins University. He has held positions on the editorial boards of six scholarly journals and has published a wide range of professional articles. His research interests have
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    Stephen Ilardi, PhD
    Stephen Ilardi, PhD, earned his doctorate in clinical psychology from Duke University in 1995, and has since served on the faculties of the University of Colorado and (presently) the University of Kansas. The author of over fifty scholarly articles on mental illness, Dr. Ilardi is a nationally recog
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    Mukta Kaur Khalsa, PhD
    She directed the first yoga-based specialized hospital for substance abuse and mental health, rated in the top 10 percent in the country by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, an arm of the American Medical Association. She was a special representative to the Unite
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    Sheri Laine, LAc, Diplomate AC
    Author, teacher and lecturer, Sheri is a California state and nationally certified acupuncturist/herbologist licensed in Oriental medicine. She has been the Director of Eastern Medical Arts in the San Diego area for over 25 years. Sheri writes a regular column for Counselor The Magazine for Addictio
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    Bruce Lipton, PhD
    Cell biologist and lecturer, is an internationally recognized leader in the “new” biology. His pioneering research on cloned stem cells presaged the revolutionary field of epigenetics, the new science of how environment and perception control genes. Bruce served on the faculty of the University of W
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    Lee McCormick
    Lee McCormick is co-founder of Integrative Life Center, and founder of Spirit Recovery Inc., which produces recovery conferences, Sacred Journeys, workshops and other personal growth experiences. Author of Spirit Recovery Medicine Journal and Spirit Recovery Medicine Bag (with Mary Faulkner). He is
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    Heather Senior Monroe, MSW, LCSW
    Psychotherapist and licensed clinical social worker who specializes in treating trauma and its destructive effects on individuals and families. Heather has worked in the fields of teen treatment and prevention for more than 10 years. Prior to joining the Newport Academy team, Heather was the Directo
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    Bill O'Hanlon, MS, LMFT
    Author or coauthor of over thirty books that have been translated into fifteen languages, Bill has appeared on a variety of radio and television programs including Oprah and Today. A top-rated presenter at many national conferences since 1977, Bill has given more than 2,500 talks around the world, a
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    Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC
    Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC, is an international speaker in the behavioral health field whose presentations have reached thousands throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, and the Caribbean Islands. He is coauthor of Recovery Management and author of Relationship Detox: How to Have Healthy Relatio
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    Christine Stevens, MSW, MT-BC, MA
    Author and the founder of UpBeat Drum Circles, Christine has appeared on NBC, PBS, KTLA, and is a featured speaker in the DVD Discover the Gift. She has trained facilitators from more than twenty-five countries in the evidence-based REMO group drumming HealthRHYTHMS® program. Christine has worked wi
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    Board Approvals

    A maximum of 20 contact hours are available for this conference. 18 core credit hours (6 hours for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday) and 2 optional evening hours for Tuesday Evening.

    American Psychological Association (APA)
    US Journal Training, Inc., is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor Continuing Education for psychologists. US Journal Training, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 

    Association of Social Work Boards Approved Continuing Education (ACE)
    US Journal Training, Inc., #1143 is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. US Journal Training, Inc., maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB approval period: 12/5/16-12/5/19. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

    California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
    California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN). Provider #10512.

    California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals(CCAPP-E1)
    California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals, Provider approved by CCAPP-E1. Provider number OS-86-057-0518 FOR 20CEHs.

    CAMFT Approved
    Provider #56349 U.S. Journal Training is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs. U.S. Journal Training maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. Course meet qualifications for up to 20 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

    Canadian Addiction Counselors Certification Federation (CACCF)
    Canadian Addiction Counselors Certification Federation (CACCF).

    Certification Board for Addiction Professionals of Florida (No. 17A)

    Florida Board of Nursing
    Florida Board of Nursing. Provider #50-2076

    Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage/Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling
    State of Florida Agency for Health Care Administration for Mental Health Counselors, Clinical Social Workers and Marriage/Family Therapists. Provider #50-2076.

    National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
    National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC). Approved Education Provider Program #10069.

    National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), ACEP No. 5130
    U.S. Journal Training, Inc. has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5130. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. US Journal Training Inc. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

    The New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board
    The New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board recognizes all training authorized by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for Clinical Mental Health Counselors, Professional Mental Health Counselors, Registered Independent Mental Health Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Professional Art Therapists.

    A maximum of 20 contact hours are available for this conference. 18 core credit hours (6 hours for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday) and 2 optional evening hours for Tuesday Evening.
    ADA accommodations will be made in accordance with the law. If you require ADA accommodations, please indicate your needs by July 3, 2018. We cannot ensure the availability of appropriate accommodations without prior notification.


    Full-Time Registration (August 6-8, 2018)
    up to 20 hours
    Tuition: $465.00
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    Tuition: $170.00
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    Offsite Event, Mon., August 6, 2018
    No core CEs
    Tuition: $75.00
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    EARLY REGISTRATION RATE
    Registrations received or processed by midnight(EST) July 3, 2018 will qualify for the early bird rate.

    GROUP DISCOUNTS
    Groups of TWO OR MORE Registrations, entered on one order, receive a 10% Discount  per registration! This offer applies to conference registrations only and cannot be combined  with other discounts/coupon offers. Student Rates are available – for pricing please contact us at (800)441-5569.

    REGISTRATION POLICIES
    Check, credit card information or agency purchase order must be attached to this registration form. All registration fees are refundable, less a $50.00 processing fee, when requests for cancellation are submitted in writing and postmarked by July 17. No refunds are available after July 17.
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